13 May 2009

Will I have the ability to update my website, eg: change text, upload photos etc?

Posted by kilbot | Filed under: Frequently Asked Questions, Web Development FAQ

This is probably the most frequently asked question during the web development process. The answer is “of course” but the option that is right for you will vary, you need to have a think about your requirements, your computer skills and your budget. Take a moment to consider the following three alternatives…
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12 Apr 2008

WordPress 2.5

Posted by kilbot | Filed under: News

Wordpress logoWordPress 2.5 was released a couple of weeks ago and I’ve just updated here at the Kilbot Factory. Wow. This is not a minor release, they have almost completely redone the look of the admin section, particularly the ‘Write’ pages.

Most impressive for me is the upgrade to the rich text editor, WordPress still uses TinyMCE but they’ve upgraded to v.3 which seems to have ironed out a lot of the bugs. Anyone familiar with the old rich text editor will know it was frustrating at best, for most clients I would switch it off and tell them write in code view… not the best solution but much easier than trying to explain/teach the quirks of visual mode.

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17 Jul 2007

Waterkeepers Australia

Posted by kilbot | Filed under: News, Portfolio

Waterkeepers Australia websiteWaterkeepers Australia came to us in desperate need of a website redesign. Their previous website was hard to update, hard to navigate and hard to read. So this is what we did;

  • Stripped out the old table-based layout and started from scratch with a fresh, modern design.
  • Installed WordPress as a content management system for easy updating.
  • Integrated Google Calendar and Flickr to increase community involvement.
  • Brought members and participation to the fore with feature boxes and quick links.

We think the results speak for themselves, so please check out the Waterkeepers Australia website and help protect Australia’s precious waterways.


17 May 2007

Gisborne Golf Club

Posted by kilbot | Filed under: News, Portfolio

We have just released a new site for Gisborne Golf Club, a great golf course about 45 minutes drive north of Melbourne. The site uses WordPress as a content management system for easy updating and features the high standards of coding and attention to detail that you would expect from a Kilbot Factory website.


18 Apr 2007

Pressure Dynamics

Posted by kilbot | Filed under: News, Portfolio

Pressure Dynamics websitePressure Dynamics is the leading designer and manufacturer of hydraulic machines and systems in Australia, and thanks to the Kilbot Factory they have a great new website to show off their work.